Know Thy Enemy
PET/CT is effective for identifying cancer, Alzheimer’s disease, and heart disease.
PET (Positron Emission Tomography) and CT (Computed Tomography) are combined to more accurately diagnose and identify cancer, brain disorders, and heart disease, and, PET/CT scans have become crucial in the early detection, monitoring, and treatment of these diseases. PET/CT IMAGING OF SAN JOSE uses a state of the art, lower radiation Biograph LSO to assist in the fight against disease.
Get world class diagnostic imaging right here in Silicon Valley at PET/CT of San Jose
Our Siemens Biograph LSO combines state-of-the-art, integrated PET and CT technology with new patented high-speed LSO based detectors to offer the highest image quality and patient throughput of any molecular imaging system currently available. This means faster and more accurate scans for patients because cancer and other disease don’t wait for anyone.
We offer PET/CT scans for diagnosis and treatment of cancer, dementia, and heart disease.
Patients can now request appointments directly from our website. Or, for faster service call 408-297-8844.
We’re conveniently located in downtown San Jose directly across the street from Santa Clara Valley Medical Center.
Medicare-Funded Study for PET Imaging in Dementia care
PET/CT Imaging of San Jose is pleased to take part in the ground-breaking IDEAS study. The Imaging Dementia – Evidence for Amyloid Scanning (IDEAS) Study will determine the clinical usefulness of brain PET scans to determine the presence of and treat Alzheimer’s disease. Patients will be enrolled by participating dementia specialists and must be a Medicare beneficiary aged 65 or older who meets the appropriate use criteria for the study. Please visit the IDEAS website for more about our participation in this study.
Advanced Diagnosis of Cognitive Decline
We offer a number of advanced diagnostic tracers for diagnosing cognitive decline – including Neuroceq, Amyvid, and Vizamyl. PET/CT Imaging of San Jose is the only facility in the area to offer all three choices to patients and their physicians.
Cutting Edge Treatment at PET/CT Imaging of San Jose
We’re the only imaging facility in the Bay Area that offers NETSPOT (gallium Ga 68 dotatate), Fluciclovine (18F), Neroceq, Amyvid, and Vizamyl (Flutemetamol F 18) tracers. Please click here to review more information about our advanced imaging tracers.
Medical Director Ron S. Rosen, MD
Dr Rosen earned his medical degree from the Sackler School of Medicine, and finished his residency at Good Samaritan Hospital. He completed a two year residency in nuclear medicine at Georgetown University and a one year fellowship at Johns Hopkins Hospital in 2004. Dr Rosen is a Diplomate of the American Board of Radiology and has conducted research at Johns Hopkins Hospital. He has been a faculty member of The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine and is a published author and speaker on a variety of medical topics. Dr Rosen joined PET/CT IMAGING OF SAN JOSE in 2006.